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TikTok bans videos of Trump inciting mob, blocks #stormthecapital and other hashtags

For obvious reasons, Trump doesn’t have a TikTok account. But the president’s speeches that helped incite the mob who yesterday stormed the U.S. Capitol will…

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TikTok’s latest feature highlights your favorite videos from 2020

2020 was a rollercoaster year for TikTok. A constantly changing deadline from the Trump administration meant the company spent most of the year unsure of…

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Walmart will turn TikTok into its own home shopping network for one night

Walmart’s bid to invest in TikTok didn’t pan out, but that isn’t stopping the two from collaborating on an unusual project. As TechCrunch reports, Walmart…

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Second federal judge rules against Trump administration’s TikTok ban

Another federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction against U.S. government restrictions that would have effectively banned TikTok from operating in the United States. The…

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TikTok adds new feature to allow people to skip videos that induce seizures

Users will receive a notification asking if they want to “Skip All” potentially triggering videos Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/tiktok-seizures-epilepsy-skip-videos-b1761048.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it…

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TikTok claims it’s being ghosted by the Trump administration

After months of breathless drama, the Trump administration’s war with TikTok has reached a stand still. Or, to be more accurate, the Trump team has…

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Tiktok ban postponed by judge as national security concerns deemed ‘hypothetical’

The ‘government’s own descriptions of the national security threat posed by the TikTok app are phrased in the hypothetical’, the judge said Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/tiktok-ban-delay-us-china-b1529537.html Proactive…

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TikTok is banning accounts that share QAnon-related content

TikTok is taking more action against users who promote the QAnon conspiracy theory. The service, which has blocked hashtags related to the movement since July,…

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TikTok is back in Pakistan following ban due to ‘unlawful content’

Pakistan is removing its ban on TikTok, albeit with conditions. The country’s Telecommunication Authority has cleared the social video app after TikTok promised it would…

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Snapchat launches its TikTok rival, Sounds on Snapchat

Snapchat this summer announced it would soon release a new music-powered feature that would allow users to set their Snaps to music. Today, the company…

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TikTok down: App not working amid bug that empties people’s profiles and asks them to change username

TikTok briefly stopped working properly as users found their profiles empty and the app asking them to change their username. Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/tiktok-down-app-not-working-username-bug-profile-empty-b989489.html Proactive Computing found…

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TikTok argues user content has “no economic value at all”

A legal document released this week showed TikTok argue in court that “a wide swath” of the content on their platform has “no economic value…

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TikTok introduces in-app election guide to fight misinformation

TikTok is the latest social media app to push educational resources about voting and the upcoming election in an effort to stop misinformation from spreading….

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Trump’s TikTok restrictions ‘likely exceed’ his legal authority, federal judge says

The Trump administration “likely” exceeded its legal authority with its order to ban TikTok downloads in the U.S. and impose other restrictions on the video-sharing…

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Judge temporarily halts Trump’s TikTok download ban

A federal judge halted the Trump administration’s executive order to ban downloads of Chinese-owned video-sharing platform TikTok from U.S. mobile-app stores on Sunday, hours before…

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TikTok and WeChat will be banned in the U.S. from Sunday

The Commerce Department announced this morning that it will require mobile app stores to remove popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat. New users will…

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Silicon Valley’s Biggest Trump Supporter Wins TikTok

Oracle, one of President Donald Trump’s biggest supporters in Silicon Valley, beat out Microsoft for TikTok’s U.S. operations on Sunday, multiple media outlets reported. Nonetheless,…

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China may kill TikTok’s U.S. operations rather than see them sold

The controversial push to force Chinese tech unicorn ByteDance to divest part or all of its smash-hit TikTok social media service to a US-based company…

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What Is Instagram Reels, and Is It a TikTok Clone?

Reels is a new feature on Instagram that allows people to create 15-second videos á la Vine and TikTok. But is Instagram Reels just a…

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Instagram Launches Reels, Its TikTok Clone, in the US

The company is wooing creators with features they know and love, on a platform President Trump doesn’t publicly hate. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/instagram-reels-tiktok-clone-launches/ Proactive Computing found this…

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TikTok unveils $200 million fund for U.S. creators

TikTok today announced a $200 million fund, aimed at helping top creators in the U.S. supplement their earnings, and potentially coax the next Charli D’Amelio…

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